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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurate annual conference of Indian Society of Nephrology

Bhubaneswar:22/12/18;At the annual conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik said that deliberations during the conference will inspire new diagnostics and treatment in the field of Nephrology stressing on Odisha Government’s efforts in the treatment of kidney-related diseases. He stressed that more than 35,000 needy patients have been treated with 70,000 dialysis sessions this year alone, free of cost through ...

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NITI Aayog Organises Capacity Building Programme for Urban Water Management

  Newdelhi:26/11/18:NITI Aayog organized todaythe Second Phase of Urban Management Programme on ‘Water Recycling and Reuse’.in collaboration with the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise & TF Internationalat India Habitat Centre in the capital today.  CEO, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant,Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation,ParameswaranIyer, along with High Commissioner of Singapore to India Lim ThuanKuan, CEO, Singapore Cooperation Enterprise, Kong WyMun, and ...

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Naveen Patnaik announced incentives for doctors under Odisha Medical Health Services cadre

Bhubaneswar:3/8/18:In cognition of the dedication shown by doctors and to further motivate them, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik announced incentives for doctors under Odisha Medical Health Services cadre. Doctors with super specialisation from MCI-recognized institutes will get ₹30,000/month while those with Post Graduation from a MCI-recognized institute will get ₹20,000/month. Doctors with a Post Graduate Diploma from a State Government-recognized institute will ...

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Odisha government is planning to constitute a district level multi-task cancer care committee

Bhubaneswar:9/7/18: Aware of rise in the incidence of the fatal disease, Odisha government is planning to constitute a district level multi-task cancer care committee for proper integration and implementation of the programme as Odisha Comprehensive Cancer Care Programme (OCCCP). The inaugural Advisory Committee Meeting of OCCCP was held today under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi in secretariat conference ...

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India and Italy sign MoU for enhanced cooperation in the health sector 

  Newdelhi:29/11/17;India and Italy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector, here today. Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Ms. Beatrice Lorenzin, Health Minister of Italy signed the MoU in the presence of senior officers from the Health Ministry and a high level delegation from Italy. Shri J ...

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The first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda to be dedicated to the Nation by the Prime Minister on Ayurveda Day

Newdelhi:14/10/17:The First ever All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), set up along the lines of AIIMS, will be dedicated to the Nation by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on Ayurveda Day on 17th October, 2017 at New Delhi. Set up as an apex institute under the Ministry of AYUSH, the AIIA will bring synergy between the traditional wisdom of Ayurveda ...

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Odisha Governor inaugurated the first-of-its-kind stroke care unit at Apollo Hospitals

Bhubaneswar:16/9/17; Governor Dr SC Jamir inaugurated the first-of-its-kind stroke care unit at Apollo Hospitals here . Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said, “The stroke care unit will not only facilitate timely care to brain stroke patients but also help them get treatment of international standards within the state.” The Governor asked healthcare strategists to ensure that people have access to ...

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Police started probe into the plastic eggs

Bhubaneswar:27/6/17; Police on Tuesday started probe into the incident where plastic eggs were allegedly served to students during midday meal scheme at St Mary’s School in Baripada. Earlier, few parents had lodged a complaint with Krushnachandrapur police limits in connection with plastic eggs on June 24. Senior police officials today interrogated the school authorities and the supplier of eggs. Preliminary ...

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India will Now Help Protect Over 5 Million Children from the Life-threatening Pneumococcal Disease

Mumbai:14/5/17;Pfizer announced that its 13-valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine has been selected for inclusion in India’s immunization program in select states. In the first phase, the program will cover approximately 5.15 million babies – 20% of around 26 million children of India’s birth cohort. Globally, pneumococcal disease is one of the leading causes of deaths in children younger than 5 years ...

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Amway India forays into Refreshing drinks market

Amway India, the largest direct selling FMCG Company of the country, has entered the refreshing drinks market with the launch of Nutrilite Fruit Drink Mix. This is the first time that Amway India has extended Nutrilite’ s brand name in the refreshing drinks market in India. The Nutrilite Fruit Drink Mix in Lemon Lime flavor has 5 fruit concentrates – ...

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